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Optimisation in the real world

Optimisation in the real world is an initiative by Stephen J. Maher to raise awareness of how optimisation regularly influences our lives. Stephen is a research fellow at University of Exeter working on practical and theoretical aspects of optimisation.

Topics include:

  • Ingredient utilisation for beer home brewing.
  • Logistics of vaccine distribution.
  • Carbon-neutral supply chains.
  • Investigating 100% renewable electricity using optimisation.
  • Music festival scheduling.

Blog: Optimisation in the real world.